We kept the original exposed brick walls–replete with a railroad tie that someone magically stashed in the middle of a wall–but the space has changed quite a bit from when it housed the Big Casino Saloon and a liquor store the 1880’s. With 5,400 interior square feet, we can accommodate everything from a night out with friends, to business lunches and dinners to help close the deal, to intimate romantic dinners, to large parties and happy hour events.

Take a peek inside Batanga, and check out the plat map for the space in the 1880’s (then No. 68 Congress St.) and the advertisement for Charles Dumler & Emil Clede’s Big Casino Saloon. We even found one of the casino tokens.

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908 Congress @ Travis Houston, Texas 77002
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